15h Th, 5h Pr
Number of credits
|Master in physics (120 ECTS)||4 crédits|
|Master in physics (60 ECTS)||4 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
The purpose of this course is to show the interest of the analytical methods for the caracterisation of cultural heritage objects. The main technqiues used will be explained: optical (IR, visble, UV), X-rays (fluorescnece, radiography) and particles (ion beam analysis, mass spectrometry, electron microscopy). Case studies in the different fields will be explaines (pigment, metal, glass,...).
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
Introduction to the main analytical tehniques used in the study of cultural heritage objects.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The theory is taught face-to-face. Laboratory visits and demonstrations are organized.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
The course is given in the first semester according to the schedule distributed at the beginning of the academic year by the Department logisticians.
Recommended or required readings
Assessment methods and criteria
The evaluation consists in a written exam.
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